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TexShare Databases: Access Information
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TexShare Database Information Resources
Credo Reference LibGuide
A LibGuide with subject-specific information on a variety of research topics. Each section breaks out a selection of resources contained within Credo Reference, with sections covering a multitude of scientific, cultural, historical, and career-oriented subjects.
Credo Reference TexShare
A central site for product support, webinars and tutorials, and promotional materials for Credo Reference.
Gale TexShare Support LibGuide
A LibGuide with resource-specific tutorials, printable resource guides, and links to upcoming and recorded webinars for all Gale resources: ChiltonLibrary, Gale in Context: Science and Opposing Viewpoints, Gale LegalForms, and Gale OneFile Health and Medicine.
EBSCO TexShare Resources LibGuide
A LibGuide with information about TexShare's EBSCO resources, including EBSCOhost Databases, Do-It-Yourself Reference Centers, and LearningExpress. Also contains links to support, promotional materials, training videos, and library administrative resources, including instructions on using the administration portal and downloading title lists and MARC records.
ProQuest TexShare Resources LibGuide
A LibGuide with information about TexShare's ProQuest resources, including SciTech Premium, HeritageQuest, Sanborn Maps, Ebook Central, and 20th Century Poetry. Also contains links to support, promotional materials, training videos, and title lists.
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The TexShare Databases are funded by a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services. The TexShare Databases are a program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, made possible by state and federal funds, as well as through member participation fees.